Go to Statistics Portal

POVERTY LINE

Statistics Directorate    
Definition:
An income level that is considered minimally sufficient to sustain a family in terms of food, housing, clothing, medical needs, and so on.

Source Publication:
Jae K. Shim, Joel G. Siegel. Dictionary of Economics. Business Dictionary Series. New York, John Wiley & Sons, 1995.

Statistical Theme: Social and welfare statistics

Created on Monday, July 04, 2005

Last updated on Thursday, December 01, 2005